epagoge

[ ep-uh-goh-jee ]
/ ˈɛp əˌgoʊ dʒi /

noun Logic.

induction of a general proposition from particular propositions.

Nearby words

  1. ep,
  2. ep-,
  3. ep.,
  4. epa,
  5. epact,
  6. epagogic,
  7. epaminondas,
  8. epanalepsis,
  9. epanaphora,
  10. epanodos

Origin of epagoge

< Greek epagōgḗ a bringing to, argument by induction, equivalent to ep- ep- + agōgḗ guide, method (derivative of ágein to lead)

Related formsep·a·gog·ic [ep-uh-goj-ik] /ˌɛp əˈgɒdʒ ɪk/, adjective

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